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Old 12-16-2005, 03:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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How to add foggies to my fogless 318is

Hi guys..

I am just wondering how to get parts for my fogless car.. (oem) at lower cost than the dealer - assuming I need a switch as well as fog's- etc (not sure what I need)

OR

Should I buy aftermarket fogs (not sure what kind) and what would I need..
So they fit in nicely.. and look great..

Please let me know..
thanks
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I believe that all the cars are wired for fog lights, so all you need is the light, bracket and switch. You can make the switch for $5 and the foglights are $75 a piece for the Hella fog lights, or you can buy the OEM ones from bavauto (might be hella) for $195 (that was the price last I looked).
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the fogs are hella 75 each i think, definitely not 195 each and they're oem hella
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I believe that all the cars are wired for fog lights, so all you need is the light, bracket and switch. You can make the switch for $5 and the foglights are $75 a piece for the Hella fog lights, or you can buy the OEM ones from bavauto (might be hella) for $195 (that was the price last I looked).
When I owned my 318ti it wasn't pre-wired. Also went to the stealer and said they didnt sell the wiring kit anymore : . Chances are you are prewired though.
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Old 12-16-2005, 11:37 PM   #5 (permalink)
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my 323is, didn't come with fogs either... went on ebay, bought depo crystal clear, and it came with the wireing... and switch for 75...
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I know bavauto has/had a set for $195 when I sourced them else where I found them $75 a piece.
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This forum is kind of old, but I figure I'd give it a shot. My car came with the wires and switch for fogs. I just got new euro clear fogs with brackets, but I plug them in and they dont turn on? Also I have no clue how this bracket and lights go in. Any help and or pictures would be great!
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ok yea old topic but hey, so out of you guys who's car wasnt pre-wired, how hard was it to do it all? i dont think mine is, there is no wires hanging in the place where fogs go!
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Hi guys..

I am just wondering how to get parts for my fogless car.. (oem) at lower cost than the dealer - assuming I need a switch as well as fog's- etc (not sure what I need)

OR

Should I buy aftermarket fogs (not sure what kind) and what would I need..
So they fit in nicely.. and look great..

Please let me know..
thanks
weird, never saw one without fogs before
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its pretty simple... u just have to get the wires through the firewall.. and from there is self explanitory
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